AQEIPS en-tête

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Funding request for the 2020-2021 scholarships program



Report on the Consultation with Students with Disabilities, Post-Secondary Teachers and Adapted Services Counsellors on Accessibility of Remote Classes During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Montreal, April 8, 2020 Report on the Consultation with Students with Disabilities, Post-Secondary Teachers and Adapted Services Counsellors on Accessibility of Remote Classes During the COVID-19 Pandemic On April 1, 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Quebec Association for Equity and Inclusion in Post-Secondary Education (AQEIPS) organized a consultation on Zoom to discuss the accessibility… Continue Reading Report on the Consultation with Students with Disabilities, Post-Secondary Teachers and Adapted Services Counsellors on Accessibility of Remote Classes During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Zoom consultation with students with disabilities about their accessibility needs in remote classes with AQEIPS and NEADS – summary report

Thursday, May 14, 2020 – 2 PM 76 participants For more details, the full webinar can be watched here: Most universities across the country have announced that summer – and in many cases, fall – classes will be held online. This event aims to exchange with other students with disabilities (SWD) and service providers on the… Continue Reading Zoom consultation with students with disabilities about their accessibility needs in remote classes with AQEIPS and NEADS – summary report

New Petition

IMPORTANT MESSAGE Please sign our new petition on the National Assembly’s website! Do you want the Student financial aid’s discrimination towards students with disabilities to end? Click on the following link to affect change: https://www.assnat.qc.ca/en/exprimez-votre-opinion/petition/Petition-7697/index.html To those who have already signed the first version of the petition, we thank you for your invaluable support. Thanks to… Continue Reading New Petition

Student Financial Assistance Program Discriminates According to Disability

The Student Financial Assistance (SFA, AFE in French) loans and bursaries program provides Quebec students with the financial resources they need to pursue full-time post-secondary education[1]. Until recently, all students with disabilities (SWD) who wanted to enroll in this program could benefit from more flexible application requirements and accommodation measures based on their needs. However,… Continue Reading Student Financial Assistance Program Discriminates According to Disability

Open letter to Mr. François Blais, Quebec Education Minister, concerning the inclusion of students with disabilities (SWD)

Open letter to Mr. François Blais, Quebec Education Minister, concerning the inclusion of students with disabilities (SWD[1])   Dear Minister Blais,   December 3 was the International Day of People with Disabilities. Unfortunately, the AQEIPS[2] does not have much good news to celebrate. In fact, it’s quite the opposite.   The Allowance for Special Needs… Continue Reading Open letter to Mr. François Blais, Quebec Education Minister, concerning the inclusion of students with disabilities (SWD)

Website under construction

The AQEIPS is currently updating the content on its website. Several pages and links have been temporarily deactivated. We are sorry for the inconveniences this may cause you.   The AQEIPS team

The Investments in Adaptive Measures for Students with Learning Disabilities

We recently wrote a response to an article published in the Journal de Montréal that challenged the importance of the investments in adaptive measures for students with learning disabilities. The Montreal Gazette published it. See:   http://montrealgazette.com/news/quebec/opinion-giving-learning-disabled-post-secondary-students-a-chance-to-succeed-is-a-good-investment   *** We are proud to announce the name of the winners for the AQEIPS’ 2014-2015 scholarship program.… Continue Reading The Investments in Adaptive Measures for Students with Learning Disabilities

2012-2013 School year

Dear member, AQEIPS team would like to wish yo great school year. This is also to remind you that as the new school term begins, it is important to ensure that everything is in place to guarantee that your courses are accessible and your right to education is respected. AQEIPS urges you to contact your… Continue Reading 2012-2013 School year